John McKenna

4 May 1842–20 February 1920 (Age 77)
Kingston, Frontenac, Ontario, Canada

The Life of John

When John McKenna was born on 4 May 1842, in Kingston, Frontenac, Ontario, Canada, his father, Patrick McKenna, was 22 and his mother, Elizabeth, was 22. He married Rose McGillick on 29 April 1867, in Sangamon, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Hume Township, Whiteside, Illinois, United States for about 10 years and Hume Township, Slope, North Dakota, United States in 1920. He died on 20 February 1920, in Whiteside, Illinois, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Sterling, Whiteside, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

John McKenna
1842–1920
Rose McGillick
1847–1880
Marriage: 29 April 1867
Mary Ann McKenna
1871–
Rose Ellen McKenna
1875–1876
John Frank McKenna
1878–1964

Spouse and Children

    Male1842–1920Male

    Rose McGillick

    Female1847–1880Female

MARRIAGE
29 April 1867
Sangamon, Illinois, United States
children

(3)

    Mary Ann McKenna

    Female1871–Female

    Rose Ellen McKenna

    Female1875–1876Female

    Male1878–1964Male

Parents and Siblings

    Patrick McKenna

    Male1820–Male

    Elizabeth

    Female1820–Female

siblings

(2)

    Male1842–1920Male

    James McKenna

    Male1850–Male

World Events (8)

1846

Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

Age 6

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.
1863

Age 21

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cionaodha or Mac Cionaoith ‘son of Cionaodh’ ( see McKinney 1).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Mckenna, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John Mckenna, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John Mckenna, "United States Census, 1920"

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